Spanish Language Teaching Postgraduate degree

This course has been suspended for September 2022 entry

Spanish Language Teaching

Enhance your knowledge of applied linguistics to become a highly employable teacher of Spanish to speakers of other lanugages.

Start Date:

September 2022


1 year (full-time)
2 years (part-time)

Degree Type:


Number of credits:

MA: 180 credits
PGDip: 120 credits



Specific entry requirements

Students will need to have:

  1. A good level of Spanish language and/or language teaching
  2. A minimum of a second class honours degree

Postgraduate, Master's and Doctoral On-Campus Open Evening

Wednesday 9 November 2022, 5–7:30pm

Course and Module Details


With our unique master's in teaching Spanish as a foreign language, you will graduate with a good knowledge of applied linguistics and the methodologies of teaching Spanish to foreign students. This course is equally ideal for those who studied Spanish at undergraduate level, and for mother-tongue Spanish students with a degree in any discipline who wish to teach.

You will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to be a proficient teacher of Spanish - and any other languages you may have at a high level. You will reflect on the structure of Spanish and how to communicate it to your students, and be encouraged to bring elements of Spanish culture into your teaching to make your lessons more meaningful and enjoyable.

The methodologies you will learn are informed by research and current best-practice. You will have the chance to consolidate your learning with hands on teaching experience either onsite at Roehampton or at another institution that teaches Spanish. The programme is taught in both English and Spanish, and your dissertation can be either language.

You will benefit from the University’s close relationship with the Instituto Cervantes, the official institution for the promotion of Spanish language and culture, and the resources and connections it offers.




These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change each year.

Tuition fees and funding

September 2022 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International
£8,950 £15,450

Career Options

There is a nationwide shortage of modern foreign language teachers so you will graduate with excellent employment prospects. Although this MA will not give you Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) to teach in state secondary schools*, you may be employed in schools within the independent sector and in Free Schools, and the many language schools that cater for adults and business people.

*To gain QTS please see our PGCE programmes.



How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

You can apply now for any programme starting in April or September 2022.

All postgraduate taught applications can be made via our online application form.

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

International students
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.

  • See our Finance pages for more details

Postgraduate application process FAQs


To apply, you need to complete our online application form.

No, you can save and revisit your application form and can contact us directly at any time if you need advice or assistance.

We have general entry requirements for postgraduate courses. Many of our courses also have specific entry requirements. You can find details of these, and the fees for individual courses, on our postgraduate course pages.

If you are a prospective postgraduate student who has home fee status, then you can apply close to the start of the course of study. However, if you have international fee status and require a Tier 4 Visa, then you will normally need to apply much earlier. Please see our application deadlines for postgraduate study.

We encourage all students to apply as early as possible, as some programmes have limited numbers.

Yes, we offer a range of scholarships, alongside support on managing your finances while you are with us.

You can find more information on our postgraduate home and postgraduate international financial support pages. There are also other sources of external funding for international students available.

Yes, we have a wide range of high quality and competitively priced on-campus student residences. We are able to offer quiet rooms and can adjust for those with specific access needs.

Find out more on our accommodation pages

More Information

For further information please contact:

Senior Lecturer, Vicens Colomer

Need help before you apply?

Our Research

Research conducted in the School of Arts covers a wide range of diverse and innovative arts practices, from dance and drama to journalism, film, media, linguistics and computing. Our School of Arts is divided into three subject areas: Dance; Drama, Theatre and Performance; and Communication, Culture and Media. Click here to view our research page.

Image -

Doing all we can to support our students' lives at Roehampton 

At Roehampton, we can offer all new students the opportunity to live in accommodation on our beautiful parkland campus, including affordable and high-end options. 

We offer scholarships, provide hardship funding and help you find advice on managing your finances while you study.

We provide plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport or music, or joining one of our many active student societies.